The cyber-attacks on the backbone of today’s economies are materialized in those assaults that affect society as a whole. The strategic priorities of national security include infrastructure exposed to the threats that can affect the operation of essential services.
Florida and identity theft, unfortunately, have long gone hand-in-hand.
One big red flag: There are more reports of identity theft per capita in the Sunshine State than anywhere else.
That’s why Florida had the dubious distinction of being named the
In another first for cybersecurity, hacking fears are driving election recounts in three pivotal 2016 battleground states. “After a divisive and painful presidential race, reported hacks into voter and party databases and individual email accounts are causing many Americans
The U.S. Department of Defence has turned to well-intentioned hackers and independent security researchers to help the government agency find software bugs and vulnerabilities in its computer systems.
But in Canada, the government appears to still have no formal
It may take several years or even decades, but hackers won’t necessarily always be human. Artificial intelligence—a technology that also promises to revolutionize cybersecurity—could one day become the go-to hacking tool.
Organizers of the Cyber Grand Challenge, a contest sponsored
Gh0s7 told us that he discovered a vulnerability in their server that allowed him to get the main database file, which includes sensitive information such user data, passport details, and other personal information that was exposed in the breach.
In his first major public address, the man leading Australia’s cyber security defence delivered the news that national security vulnerabilities need to be addressed – and quickly.
Australia’s first Cyber Security Minister used his maiden public address on Wednesday to
Cyber security is an incredibly hot topic right now. With more than 3.5 billion Internet users worldwide, there are millions of opportunities for hackers to exploit, and in recent years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become prime targets for
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
A group of seven computer scientists have discovered WindTalker, a vulnerability in Wi-Fi networks that lets hackers potentially read
Siemens-branded IP-based CCTV cameras are the latest internet-connected devices to be found vulnerable to hacking attacks.
In this particular instance, according to a security advisory issued by Siemens, the vulnerability – known as CVE-2016-9155 – could be remotely exploited by
Your headphones could be used as tools to spy on you, a new study has found. As Wired reports, researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have developed new code that proves it is possible for hackers to re-purpose headphones into
The new Microsoft Edge web browser hacked in Seoul security conference that exposed security vulnerabilities in this browser, Google Pixel and Adobe Flash among others.
Microsoft Edge was one of the highlights of Windows 10. It was one of the
Many brands of cheap Chinese smartphones could be secretly infected by malware via firmware updates, and nearly 3 million smartphone users may be vulnerable to attack as a result, according to security researchers. The U.S. government has issued an alert
The Defense Department on Monday became the first U.S. government agency to launch a policy enabling researchers to report bugs or flaws they discover in its websites without fear of prosecution.
Calling it a “see something, say something” policy for
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge issued a stern warning to delegates at the recent Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) conference in Toronto that cyber attacks could have profound consequences on critical infrastructure and urged them to
COMPUTER criminals are crippling hospitals, firms, even police, and holding them to ransom, but cops have changed tactics and are closing in on bad guys.
HACKERS demanding ransoms from hospitals in exchange for critical data could put patients’ lives at
KIWICON Hackers everywhere can now more easily compromise popular chat apps to steal users’ webcam and audio feeds using a worm framework published online – and they even have a new zero day to help the plundering.
The framework, dubbed
Qualcomm announced Wednesday it will pay a bounty of up to $15,000 to hackers who can find security flaws in the company’s Snapdragon processors, cellular modems and related technologies.
The San Diego wireless giant’s new program is reportedly the first
The worldwide scourge of cybercrime afflicted 689 million people in the past year, or more than twice the population of the United States, a California anti-virus software maker reported Wednesday.
Yet those hit by cybercrime often remain complacent, even sharing
Billions of fitness trackers, medical implants, surveillance cameras, home appliances, thermostats, baby monitors and computers in automobiles now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding “internet of things.”
But many such devices were developed without security considerations. As a